SEGMENT: FARMING DURING GREAT DEPRESSION & WOMEN'S WORK

Jacqueline Jackson>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 30

SEGMENT: FARMING DURING GREAT DEPRESSION & WOMEN'S WORK,

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FARMING DURING GREAT DEPRESSION
During the Depression there were hobos on the trains that passed by the property. A hobo fell off and died. Uncle Trevor rode the rails. Coal for apples. Itinerant workers. Hired the unemployed.
WOMEN'S WORK
A Miss Egan had inherited a farm and wanted to work it. She had a course in dairy farming. She interned at the Dougan Dairy. He gave advice. Letters survive. Refers to the stories in her book.